You can only delete or deactivate your Slack account from a computer browser, you cannot do so through the app on a mobile device. Only a workspace primary owner can delete a Slack workspace. If you are not the primary owner you can deactivate your workspace. Deactivation is the same as deletion, it will remove your Slack account.
Delete Slack - Website - Slides & Instructions
- Step #1:
Click here to open Slack. If you're already logged in, doing so will open your Slack homepage
- Step #2:
Click your workspace name on the top left
- Step #3:
Select *profile and account *from the menu
- Step #4:
Click the *gear icon *on the right side
- Step #6:
Click settings and permissions
- Step #7:
Scroll down and click delete workspace
- Step #8:
Check confirm deletion *and then click *yes, delete my workspace
Your account will be deleted after confirm your deletion request.
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Questions & Answers
Deactivating your account won't delete messages or files you've shared. It is recommended that you delete content you'd like to remove before deactivating your account.
No. Deleting a Slack workspace cannot be undone: once you delete a workspace, all of its messages and files will be irretrievable, so it is recommended that you download a copy of your data first. You can, however, sign up again with the same email address. Click here for more on exporting data.
No, but you can deactivate it. Deactivation is the same as deletion essentially. For deactivation you are deleting your account that is tied to the workspace, not the whole workspace.
Yes. Once you transfer ownership you will be an account holder. As an account holder you have the option of deactivating your account.
No. For every workspace you've joined, you'll need to deactivate each account individually.